Robin Thicke Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


24th October 2015

Quote: "I think I'm gonna be Elvis this year, some version of Elvis." Singer Robin Thicke plans to dress up as the King this Halloween.


29th September 2015

Tweet: "Congrats @nickiminaj on your new show! Can't wait to watch the magic." Robin Thicke is looking forward to tuning into his Back Together collaborator Nicki Minaj's new biographical comedy series. The Anaconda hitmaker announced the TV project online on Tuesday (29Sep15). She will appear in and executive produce the project.


12th August 2015

Quote: "I started songwriting and producing and singing professionally when I was 16, and I never really stopped until last year. I took some time off to just be with my son and my family. It helps you gain perspective on what's important in life. I hadn't gotten to take my mum on vacation for a long time, so it was really a magical trip for us. I spent so much time with my son and that just made me realise what was most important." R&B singer Robin Thicke admits his split from wife Paula Patton last year (14) forced him to reevaluate his life's priorities. The estranged couple shares a son named Julian.


9th August 2015

Tweet: "Not engaged, but I do propose that you check out my new track with my girl @NickiMinaj #BackTogether." Robin Thicke confirms he and girlfriend April Love Geary are not planning to wed.


6th May 2015

Quote: "It's kind of a milestone of litigation and dangerous to the musical community... Everybody is a little weary of any sort of possibility of plagiarism. I just said, 'You know, yes, you're giving back $3 million, but you're $3 million ahead of where you were before Blurred Lines', so purely from an accountant's standpoint, it's OK. But emotionally, and for the music industry itself, it's not a healthy precedent. They are appealing and of course, we hope they win." Robin Thicke's actor father Alan weighs in on the outcome of the BLURRED LINES trial. The R&B star and his collaborator Pharrell Williams were ordered to hand over $7.3 million (£4.8 million) to Marvin Gaye's family in March (15) after a jury determined key parts of the 2013 hit were copied from the late soul man's 1977 classic, Got to Give It Up. The songwriters' lawyers are appealing the ruling and requesting a new trial.


24th November 2014

Fact: Robin Thicke and his new 19-year-old girlfriend April Love Geary went public with their budding romance by joining his son Julian at Saturday night's (22Nov14) big Los Angeles college football game. The UCLA Bruins drubbed the University of Southern California (Usc) Trojans 38-20 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The singer split from wife Paula Patton earlier this year (14).


31st July 2014

Quote: "I think when somebody's desperate, they're desperate. I can't knock him for trying. He's trying everything to get his girl back, so I can't knock him for that... I talked to him personally, and we're not necessarily like the best of friends or anything, but you know, he mentioned something about that. So you can tell when somebody is in dire need of having that special person back. And I think that's all it is." Singer Jason Derulo sympathises with Robin Thicke and his public campaign to win back his estranged wife, actress Paula Patton.


24th July 2014

Fact: Singer Robin Thicke made his movie debut in a romantic comedy called Making the Rules opposite Jaime Pressley. The film went straight to Dvd in May (14). He previously appeared in an episode of the Wonder Years in 1989.


30th June 2014

Fact: Robin Thicke issued another public plea for forgiveness to his estranged wife Paula Patton during a performance at the 2014 BET Awards on Sunday (29Jun14). Before he began singing new track Forever Love at the piano, he told the crowd, "I'd like to dedicate this song to my wife, and say, 'I miss you, and I'm sorry.'" The pair split in February (14).


26th June 2014

Quote: "If there's one thing I'd request, it's for people who see me out to not be like, 'You're the hottest b***h in this place'. Whenever it comes on in a bar, I run into the bathroom and hide." Model Emily Ratajkowski, who danced topless in the promo for Robin Thicke's hit Blurred Lines, faces embarrassment when the track is played in bars.


24th April 2014

Fact: Robin Thicke's controversial 2013 anthem Blurred Lines was named Song of the Year at the ASCAP Pop Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday (23Apr14). Tom Petty was honoured with the Founders Award at the Loews Hollywood Hotel gala and hitmaker Max Martin was named Songwriter of the Year for Beauty and a Beat, Daylight and Roar, among other tunes, while fun. picked up Ascap's Vanguard Award.


17th April 2014

Quote: "Robin pops in for a couple of cameos to check on the old man. I'm happy to exploit him to the fullest in any way possible." Robin Thicke's actor dad Alan Thicke jokes about inviting his singer son to guest star on his new U.S. reality/comedy series Unusually Thicke.


16th April 2014

Quote: "I hope whatever they decide to do will make them both happy. That's the key thing. You want your kids to be happy. They're strong, smart and talented people and they'll make great decisions." Robin Thicke's actor dad Alan hopes the singer and his estranged wife Paula Patton will be able to work through their marriage problems. The couple separated in February (14).


3rd April 2014

Quote: "Michael was particularly enamoured with the video to Blurred Lines... I used to play the song in between takes on the X-Men set. It was a lot of fun. Everyone would go into character and we'd be strutting around. It was identical to the video but we'd be mutants." Hugh Jackman and Michael Fassbender danced around to the Robin Thicke tune dressed as their characters while filming X-Men: Days Of Future Past.


14th March 2014

Fact: Robin Thicke, One Direction, Ariana Grande, newsman Larry King, Bret Michaels and Enrique Iglesias have given Jason DeRulo a little star support by lip syncing their way through his new hit Talk Dirty for a viral music video. DeRulo also appears in the video, as does his girlfriend Jordin Sparks.


28th February 2014

Quote: "There are two lines in that song that should have made everything clear: 'Man is not your maker' and 'you don't need no papers'. That is to say, that no man owns a woman." Pharrell Williams defends the lyrics to his Robin Thicke collaboration Blurred Lines, which were blasted for being sexist and misogynistic last year (13).


27th February 2014

Fact: Actress Paula Patton was all smiles on Wednesday (26Feb14) as she stepped out for the first time since announcing her separation from husband Robin Thicke. The Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol star, who revealed her split from the singer on Monday (24Feb14), arrived in Los Angeles without her wedding ring.


6th February 2014

Fact: A sexy model/actress who shot to fame in Robin Thicke's racy Blurred Lines video is single after splitting from her boyfriend. Emily Ratajkowski, who danced around topless in the hit summer (13) promo, recently broke up with creative director Andrew Dryden, according to the New York Post.


10th December 2013

Fact: Will Ferrell's character Ron Burgundy has teamed up with Robin Thicke to record a comedy version of Christopher Cross' Ride Like the Wind for the soundtrack of the movie star's Anchorman sequel. Cross' original 1980 recording of the song will also be included on the soundtrack.


27th November 2013

Fact: Robin Thicke and Jennifer Hudson will be among the stars ringing in 2014 on Tv in America on 31 December (13) after signing on to co-headline the Los Angeles segment of DICk Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest. The singers will join Jason DeRulo, Fall Out Boy and Enrique Iglesias on the bill as new mum Fergie helps Tv host and media mogul Seacrest countdown the beginning of the new year.


21st November 2013

Fact: Robin Thicke is working on a new duet with Will Ferrell's Anchorman character Ron Burgundy.


19th November 2013

Quote: "There are certain lyrics in it that I take offence to... The song is quite good. But there are certain elements I don't like." British pop star Lily Allen isn't a fan of Robin Thicke's racy single Blurred Lines.


10th November 2013

Fact: Robin Thicke was joined by rapper Iggy Azalea for a medley performance of his tracks Blurred Lines and Feel Good at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Amsterdam, Holland on Sunday (10Nov13). Azalea kept to the ceremony's alien theme with a shiny silver outfit.


7th November 2013

Fact: Country Music Association Awards co-hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley teamed up with the stars of hit reality Tv show Duck Dynasty to give Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines hit a makeover at the ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday (06Nov13). The singers reworked the lyrics for a new song titled Duck Blind as Jase, Willie, Korie and Missy Robertson danced behind them, blowing on duck call devices and carrying plastic mallards.


14th October 2013

Quote: "When you're at home and she's 3,000 miles away and she calls and she says, "I'm rubbing my tatas (breasts) on Denzel (Washington) tomorrow', you're like, 'Wait a second now, wait a second'. But no, I think if you don't have that passion and you don't have that heat and you're not jealous then something is wrong." Singer Robin Thicke admits his wife Paula Patton's topless scene with Denzel Washington in 2 Guns made him jealous.


10th October 2013

Quote: "I'm walking out towards Miley (and) I'm not thinking sex, I'm thinking fun... I'm singing my butt off... I'm not really paying attention to all that; that's on her... I'm the 'twerkee', I'm twerked upon." Robin Thicke on his racy, headline-grabbing MTV Video Music Awards performance with Miley Cyrus.


9th October 2013

Fact: Drake, Robin Thicke and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the upcoming Grammy Nominations Concert in December (13). LL Cool J will host the televised event from Los Angeles, during which the nominees who will be vying for the top prizes at the Grammy Awards in 2014 will be announced. The 55th annual Grammy Awards will be held on 26 January (13).


9th October 2013

Quote: "I was sent to the principal's office for playing doctor in the playground." Robin Thicke on his early sexual activity at pre-school.


26th September 2013

Quote: "We're gonna do something together. He's an old friend, he's the best." R&B star Robin Thicke is planning a collaboration with soul superstar and mentor Stevie Wonder.


17th September 2013

Quote: "I think anytime that you do a performance that is that memorable you're going to have criticism. I think she is doing her thing. She is being herself, so I give props to her." Pop superstar Britney Spears has no problems with Miley Cyrus' controversial MTV Video Music Awards performance last month (Aug13) with Robin Thicke in Brooklyn, New York.


13th September 2013

Quote: "The Vmas are meant to be quite shocking, so if you don't want your kids to watch it, don't. I really like Miley Cyrus, she did exactly what she wanted to do, she got everybody talking about it." Former Spice Girls star Melanie Brown has some simple advice for parents who don't approve of the young singer's headline-grabbing performance at the MTV Video Music Awards last month (Aug13). The 20 year old caused controversy with her sexually-suggestive facial expressions and raunchy dance moves as she collaborated with Robin Thicke on his hit Blurred Lines.


5th September 2013

Fact: Robin Thicke's song Blurred Lines has topped the Billboard 2013 Songs of the Summer chart.


27th August 2013

Quote: "I just keep thinking of her mother and father watching this. I was not expecting her to be putting her butt that close to my son. The problem is, now I can never unsee it." Robin Thicke's mum Gloria Loring on her son's controversial performance with Miley Cyrus at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (25Aug13).


26th August 2013

Quote: "I will tell you that Miley Cyrus is no longer Hannah Montana. That I will say." Robin Thicke warns MTV Video Music Awards red carpet reporters his duet with Miley Cyrus will be racy before the big show. The former child star stripped down to rubber bra and panties to perform a saucy rendition of Blurred Lines with Thicke.


22nd August 2013

Quote: "He called me and said, 'Mom, it's number one in 56 countries. This is my dream. I won the SuperBowl. I hit it.' He's setting records." Robin Thicke's singer mum Gloria Loring is proud of her son's success with hit song Blurred Lines.


22nd August 2013

Quote: "Somebody said, 'The video degrades women'. I said, 'No, no, no... excuse me. He's been with the same woman for 20 years, they met when they were 16 years old... and you don't live with Paula Patton if you don't respect women. You don't keep a woman like Paula Patton (if you don't respect women)." Robin Thicke's mum Gloria Loring defends her son against claims his saucy video for Blurred Lines, which features topless models strutting their stuff, is disrespectul.


21st August 2013

Fact: British pop star Jessie J has recorded a duet with Blurred Lines hitmaker Robin Thicke. The track, entitled Calling All Hearts, will feature on her next album Alive.


21st August 2013

Fact: Singer Robin Thicke will headline a free benefit concert for Lifebeat Music Fights Hiv/Aids on Friday (23Aug13) at Terminal 5 in New York.


14th August 2013

Quote: "When we feel like we're in a bad place, we try to switch it up. We'll go for a walk or put on some fun music. You just gotta laugh, dance and make love as much as possible." R&B star Robin Thicke insists bedroom intimacy is the key to keeping his marriage to actress Paula Patton strong.


13th August 2013

Fact: Pop stars Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry, and Blurred Lines hitmaker Robin Thicke have been added to the list of performers at the MTV Video Music Awards. Lady GaGa will also be hitting the stage at the prizegiving, that will take place in Brooklyn, New York on 25 August (13).


7th August 2013

Fact: Robin Thicke has made chart history in America by becoming the first performer to land more than 400,000 downloads in four different weeks with the same track as his Blurred Lines hit begins a ninth week at the top of the U.S. pop charts.


2nd August 2013

Quote: "Everyone should see those things at least once." Singer Robin Thicke was fully supportive of his wife Paula Patton when she chose to film a topless scene opposite Denzel Washington in new movie 2 Guns.


2nd August 2013

Fact: R&B singer Robin Thicke teamed up with U.S. Tv presenter Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots for a special acoustic rendition of his hit song Blurred Lines on Thursday's episode of LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. The hip-hop group performed the track with toy instruments.


1st August 2013

Quote: "He wants to be just like his daddy." Actress Paula Patton's three-year-old son with Robin Thicke wants to follow in his singer father's footsteps.


1st August 2013

Fact: Actress Paula Patton was given a touching early morning surprise during an interview on U.S. breakfast show Today on Wednesday (31Jul13) after she was shown a loving video message from her singer husband Robin Thicke. In the clip, he gushed, "I love you so much. You're the most amazing woman in the world in every single way. Thank you for everything you give me."


28th July 2013

Fact: Diane Martel, the director who made the controversial videos for Miley Cyrus' We Can't Stop and Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines, has signed up to take charge of the promo for Franz Ferdinand's new single Evil Eye.


18th July 2013

Quote: "It's more of a sense of swagger than it is of actual physical proportion. It's all relative, but if I'm standing next to the Miami Heat (basketball stars) it's not gonna be that impressive." Robin Thicke on lyrical boasts he's well endowed on his new single Give It 2 U.


9th July 2013

Fact: Sir Elton John, the Arctic Monkeys, John Legend and Robin Thicke are among the artists who have been added to the line-up for the U.K.'s iTunes festival in London. Pop stars Justin Timberlake and Jessie J are among the acts who had already signed up for the shows, which run throughout September (13).


7th June 2013

Fact: Actress Hayden Panettiere showed off her fancy footwork on U.K. Tv host Graham Norton's talk show this week (beg03Jun13) by joining Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams as a backing dancer during their performance of hit single Blurred Lines. The show is due to be broadcast on Friday (07Jun13).


29th April 2013

Fact: Guests at Michael Jordan's wedding in Florida on Saturday (27Apr13) were serenaded by R&B superstar Usher and singer Robin Thicke. The basketball legend exchanged vows with model Yvette Prieto in Palm Beach.


7th March 2013

Quote: "No. Definitely not. Not until my son has children." Singer Robin Thicke insists he and his actress wife Paula Patton won't be giving their two-year-old son Julian any siblings, at least for the near future.


7th June 2012

Quote: "If I could do that all the time, I'd work for NASA... It is definitely an exaggeration. Just before that interview we did have one incredible, connected, magical evening, so it was on my mind at the time." Singer Robin Thicke regrets boasting about giving his actress wife Paula Patton "double digit orgasms" in a recent magazine interview.


28th March 2012

Quote: "I did get to see Jay and B (Beyonce) since (the birth), and all we did was talk about our kids the whole time. It’s a new era for sure... They’re my favourite couple. I’m sure if anybody can (raise a child) with flying colours, they can." Singer Robin Thicke insists his famous pals are the perfect parents.


22nd January 2012

Quote: "I heard that he sang Al Green, it was classic. I'll do a duet with Barack any day!" Robin Thicke was impressed by U.S. President Barack Obama's brief rendition of Al Green's soul classic Let's Stay Together at a New York City fundraiser on Thursday (19Jan12).


29th November 2011

Quote: "I can't afford her but luckily she's doing it for free." Robin Thicke on landing his actress wife Paula Patton for his racy new video Love After War. The Precious star appears scantily clad and topless in the arty promo.


22nd November 2011

Fact: Actress Paula Patton is set to wow fans in husband Robin Thicke's racy new video, Love After War - she wears a number of skimpy outfits as the R&B star's love interest in the promo.


22nd November 2011

Quote: "It's not something we are planning on doing. I think anybody who has two babies…God bless you!" Singer Robin Thicke and his actress wife Paula Patton have no plans to expand their family. The couple already has one-year-old son Julian.


21st June 2010

Quote: "That is so exciting. Good for them. They are both lovely people. They deserve that. That's wonderful." Soul singer and new father Robin Thicke is delighted for his pal Alicia Keys following the news she is expecting a child with her fiance, producer Swizz Beatz.


8th April 2010

Fact: Soul star Robin Thicke and his actress wife Paula Patton have named their newborn baby boy JULIAN FUEGO. Patton gave birth to the couple's first child on Tuesday (06Apr10).


19th March 2010

Fact: Soul singer Robin Thicke was joined by his celebrity pals JAY-Z and Beyonce, music mogul Russell Simmons and Kim Kardashian's boyfriend, American footballer REGGIE BUSH, at New York hotspot 1OAK on Wednesday night (17Mar10) to celebrate his 33rd birthday.


14th January 2010

Quote: "A lot of my friends lost their virginity to R. Kelly, 12 Play. I sang Your Body's Callin' at a talent show when I was 14. Everyone just looked at me like, 'Is he serious?'" Robin Thicke left his classmates red-faced when he sang the sexually charged R. KELLY hit as a teenager.


27th November 2009

Quote: "I would write his book reports sometimes, or give him a book report I'd written. Don't do it!" Actress Paula Patton confesses to helping her high school sweetheart and now-husband, soul star Robin Thicke, cheat at his studies.


27th November 2009

Quote: "I'm eating like a teenage boy. I can't get enough hamburgers or milkshakes." Pregnant actress Paula Patton is craving junk food. The actress is expecting her first child with singer husband Robin Thicke.


26th November 2009

Quote: "We spend a lot of time apart but we meet in a lot of hotel rooms." PRECIOUS actress Paula Patton reveals how she keeps her marriage to soul star Robin Thicke alive.


26th November 2009

Quote: "I kept it secret at school because we were two grades apart. I'm the older one. If you get 'em early you can train them!" Actress Paula Patton was embarrassed to date younger soul singer Robin Thicke while they were in high school. The couple is now married and expecting its first baby together.


21st November 2009

Quote: "We are working on Julian if it's a boy, and Isabella if it's a girl." Father-to-be Robin Thicke reveals he and his actress wife Paula Patton have already picked out baby names for their unborn child. The stars confirmed their happy news last month (Oct09).


9th February 2009

Fact: Jennifer Hudson, 27, will kick off her first solo tour in April (09) - nearly six months after her mother, brother and nephew were murdered in a tragic killing spree. The singer has scheduled a five-week U.S. tour with soul star Robin Thicke.


19th August 2008

Fact: Soul singer Robin Thicke's new album features the horn section which performed on Michael Jackson's classic OFF THE WALL.


5th August 2008

Quote: "I like to promote love and equality and righteousness and hope and all those good things, so it's a good thing to be a part of." Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Robin Thicke loves the fact his music inspires lovemaking among his fans.


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